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How Many Uplights Should I Get for my Wedding or Event?

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How Many Uplights Should I Get for my Wedding or Event?

You’re planning a beautiful wedding reception or an eye-pleasing event and hear nothing but good things about “Uplighting“.  It is the best “bang for your buck” in regards to custom event decor and event lighting.  An “uplight” is a single fixture that sits on the ground and shines “up” something.  Simple enough? But how many uplights should you plan on getting for your event? Typical Number of Uplights in a Room After supplying over 200...

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How to make a Gobo Monogram

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How to make a Gobo Monogram

Gobos and Gobo Monogram lighting have become extremely popular over the years and to no surprise – they can add a huge “wow factor” to your event in regards to custom lighting.  A “gobo” is either a pattern or custom design that is shined onto a particular surface.  They’re not simple, or cheap either and getting your dreams to reality takes a bit of planning, resources, expertise and knowledge. A complete gobo or gobo monogram projection consists of three...

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Does your DJ allow you to bring your own music?

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During a recent initial consultation with a bride & groom and they asked if they were able to supply some of their own music for their wedding.  It’s a good question to ask of your DJ, especially if you have some “non-standard” music – meaning songs that aren’t publically available for purchase (through iTunes, Amazon.com or similar) Most of the time it’s something along the lines of “my brother is in a band and we want to play some of their songs...

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Can a Gobo Monogram be Moved mid-event?

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Can a Gobo Monogram be Moved mid-event?

I sometimes get asked if a Gobo Monogram projection / fixture can be moved in the middle of the event.  Say between dinner and dancing.  Technically, yes it can.  Practically, not so. The gobo monogram projection/fixture typically setup and shown on a single area all night. It’s a bit of a complex setup/fixture and moving it in the middle of the night would be disruptive, etc. For instance, because the fixture uses a 750W bulb (at least the fixtures that we use, very bright/hot) the fixture...

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